If you are an animal lover who loves to immerse yourself in nature, there is no better place to visit than Laos. It is here, in the northwestern end of the country, that you will find the Bokeo nature reserve and its accompanying Gibbon experience, an absolute must-see for anyone who loves wildlife. weird wild.
The nature reserve is located outside the town of Huay Xai and is a famous nature reserve known for its conservation to protect the black cheeked gibbon rediscovered in 1997 after it was believed. they are extinct. This nature reserve was established in 2004 with the mission of preserving 123,000 hectares of primary tropical forest. This forest is a place of rare and precious biodiversity with animals such as tigers, bears, elephants, chimpanzees, buffaloes … and many species of birds and insects.
This sanctuary allows you to stay in tree houses giving you sweeping views of the forest canopy and you can also take part in fun forest activities like zip rope swings as well as floating apes. sounds, elephants, bears, tigers and buffalo in the park.
Coming to Bokeo is to the land of vastness and majesty with beautiful little houses lying on top of trees. In Bokeo, visitors will experience swinging up the tree houses or uneven experience on monkey bridge. It is the completely different untouched center that makes the nature reserve in northern Laos extremely attract the attention of tourists. Part of the reserve is planned by local people for cultivation and partly for ecotourism.
Operating and protecting this place is by the company The Gibbon Experience, authorized by the Lao government in 2007. They run tours towards nature conservation, create jobs for local workers, support people. Indigenous people develop sustainable agriculture. This is a natural ecotourism model, exploring and protecting the environment. So the only way to get in here is to join the conservation project The Gibbon Experience run by Societe Animo in Huay Xai.
The packages that the Gibbon Experience in the Bokeo nature reserve offers include a few days of jungle trekking to discover some of the exotic wildlife that live there. First and foremost, it’s the ape. You will see black-haired males and yellow-haired females swinging through the tops of trees, looking for food and raising their young.